James Steven Hall – Born 13 November, 1957
Owner of Higher Elevations Company, Camas Winds Music and now ‘OG with a truck. Websites include https://higherelevations.com and https://freeradicalpress.us.
A quick step through the chronology goes thus…
Built fence at age 13, automatic transmissions at 17, copied Morse code in Army intelligence at 23, broke a matrix key there, at 25 receiving an impact ARCOM. Worked production at 29, graduated ITT Tech at 30 and started with Robertshaw Controls two weeks later. Left Invensys (same company)in 1996 to create a niche as an owners automation controls consultant, for three school districts and a college. Added another school district in 2000.
Lost one school district and a college thanks to the ‘Stimulus’. Discontinued one school district for lack of work (it was in their best interest). Present tasking is two school districts, retained for a total of five days per month, plus additional support as needed.
Additional experience includes firewood acquisition and preparation from 1988 to present, using chainsaws, wood splitter, tractor, snow plow truck, winches, chains, cables and a snatch block.
Start-up this year is ‘OG with a truck’, a handyman contractor service under the Higher Elevations Company business license. The focus being on implement hauling such as rototillers and lawn mowers, plus firewood assistance, property cleanup and miscellaneous odd jobs.
Literary endeavors are writing and music. Camas Winds Music website is https://freeradicalpress.us where I provide live music entertainment, pro-sound and recording support. Other offerings there are ‘Free range poetry’ and ‘Free radical press’. Current book project is ‘Spin Balance’.
Sports activity is swimming in rivers and lakes, typically half mile swims to complete over 200 miles since 2003.